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26 days away from the fiscal cliff. steve liesman joins us now live from the treasury. he has an exclusive interview with one of the key negotiators at the white house, secretary of treasury timothy geithner. >> maria, thank you. i'm here with the secretary of treasury at a crucial time. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> speaker boehner has put forward a proposal which "usa today" says demonstrates more political courage the democrats have shown. the white house is saying today it's not even wor ty -- worthy of a response. what are we missing? >> i think we are making progress. they acknowledged they were prepapered to do $800 billion in higher taxes on part of the american economy. that's part of the balanced framework. that's definitely progress. what we need to see is have them acknowledge the rates go up. if they're willing to accept that and commit to that, then we think we could do something good for the economy. we can make the government use the taxpayers' money more efficiently, lock in some spending savings and do some long-term entitlement reforms to make s
the impact. >> lower bang for your qe buck as steve liesman put it earlier on. >> thanks for joining us. always good to see you, eyore pento. >> putting fire into the conversation. >> thank you. >>> so much for the holiday cheer. with the rate things are going in washington, there will be plenty of holiday jeer between now and the new year. >> the president's called for $1.4 trillion worth of revenue. that cannot pass the house or the senate. >>> well, two former presidential candidates face off after the break. i feel like i'm going back to 2008 or 2004. steve forbes says no tax hikes for anybody while howard dean argues everybody needs to pay a little more in taxes and not just the upper income. both sides of that coming up here. >> and also just ahead, the ceo of a tech company says he may be forced to cut jobs because of washington's fiscal follies. he's going to be here. he's going to explain how bad it will be, not just for him, but for other companies as well. >> and then later a retail boom on main street and wall street. with just two weeks to go until christmas, we'll tell you
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. but the question looming large over this case all along has been what it means for steve cohen. the government has reportedly been trying to make a case for years. martoma is the sixth s.a.c. employee to be implicated. and yet the idea of another form he sac trader's indictment can hardly be good news for cohen, the fact that the government didn't win martoma's cooperation in building a case against cohen surely must be a relief. martoma's lawyer has said consistently that his client is nnt innocent of the charges and defense attorneys expect martoma to plead not guilty at his next court appearance. nonetheless, he could choose to flip at any time, maria, and the government, of course, is still working other angings. sac for its part is not commenting today. >> kate, let me ask you about this because so many on wall street are looking at this story closely because they want to see if steve cohen, the founder of the firm, will be taken down. they've been circling this wagon for a long time, kate, and they continue doing that. tell us how they haven't been able to -- they haven't tape him down yet.
a redistribution of sales simply because they don't have the inventory at box stores. >> i hear what steve just said. but given the jobs report, we've also seen a drop in gasoline prices. when you get the -- when you remember the prices fell by gasoline. your decline in prices. that's a big increase in consumer spending and probably income last month. so i think consumers can replenish savings just a little bit and still have spending. you also have at the upper end $20 billion and growing of dividends declared this month. to beat the tax hike. that's $20 billion of cash flow that higher income individuals, not all of them but many of them will get. and much of that will end up being spent. >> you acknowledge that university in michigan consumer sentiment, that was big decline. and much of that is attributable to fears about the fiscal cliff. all bets could be off the table if we go off the fiscal cliff. >> sure if you go over the cliff. and you'll still have some tax hikes. we have consumer spending around 2% in real terms in line with income. we don't think the whole tax hikes will go into ef
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senior economics report steve leisman join us with their predictions here. david, start with you. what are you looking at? especially bear in mind we're going to be still feeling the effects of the fiscal cliff and technically we're going over it tonight. does this affect your thoughts of investing in 2013? >> absolutely it does, bill. and it has the last two months. we've seen a marked retreat from u.s.-based investments after u.s. centric holdings, the s&p 500 showing strong leadership in the first ten months of the year. what we've reason seen is now foreign markets picking up the slack. so i would say when we look into 2013, the opportunities most likely exist outside the united states, not in the u.s. >> outside of the united states is a large geographic area. can you narrow it down for us? like asia, europe, emerging frontier, what is it? >> of course, mandy. and that's part of the asset selection you have to do. for us one of the best areas we've seen has been in emerging market debt. it started out many years ago with the bricks and recently we've moved in the last five or six
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